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For help with renewals, paying fines, searching for books and much more.

Academic Librarians

Academic librarians

Each School is supported by an Academic Librarian. For help with finding resources and referencing, find out who yours is.

IT Training

IT training

Find out more about our suite of IT training sessions and drop-ins.

Library and IT Drop-ins

Academic Librarians and the Digital Skills Advisor are available to answer any queries you have. Drop-in and see us during term-time at the following times:

  • Tuesdays, 11-12
  • Wednesdays, 12-1
  • Thursdays, 3-4 

Unless otherwise advertised, all drop-ins are in the IT Training Suite on Floor 2 of the Library.

We can help you with:

  • referencing
  • RefWorks
  • finding literature
  • managing long documents: formatting, page numbers, tables etc
  • managing data in Excel
  • poster presentations using PowerPoint

See you there.

Library and IT Workshops

We have a range of Library and IT workshops running throughout the year aimed at staff and students. Examples of these include:

  • RefWorks - learn how to manage your references with RefWorks, our reference management software
  • Managing long documents - an introduction on how to set up a template for managing long documents such a dissertation or thesis
  • Referencing  - help and advice on referencing styles, Harvard, APA and OSCOLA
  • Poster presentations - this workshop explores the purpose of posters and looks at different ways of creating them using Powerpoint
  • and more...
To find out more about these and our other sessions, book yourself a place from Eventbrite.

Online help

GettingStarted @Abertay

Get a headstart with this quick online guide to getting started with the Library and IT at Abertay.


Online information and interactive tutorials on IT, referencing, academic writing and more.


See what's in Abertay Library's YouTube channel.

Using the Library


Everything you need to know about using the Library and its facilities.


Information on printing and other IT facilities.

IS Service Desk

Contact details for the IS Service Desk and their collection of online guides.

Subject support

Subject Guides

A selection of the best resources for your subject.

Finding Resources

Guidance on how to find the best resources for your research.


For help with referencing styles: Harvard, APA and OSCOLA.


Learn more about how to manage your references using RefWorks.


Guides for staff and students on what you can use and share legally.